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L.A. Noire (Nintendo Switch) Review

L.A. Noire (Nintendo Switch) Review

November 18th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
L.A. Noire (Nintendo Switch) Review Way back in 2011 Rockstar Games released a hidden gem with L.A. Noire, which was focused on slow-paced detective cases and pinioned in facial animation. It stood apart from the action based games released during the time, I for one...
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Game Review

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Game Review

November 17th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
LEGO is a brand which has connections with adults and kids for the longest time, with the little plastic toys meaning so much to people across our planet. I grew up fascinated with the imagination it brought into my life, playing out make-believe scenes was...
Game Review: Star Wars Battlefront II

Game Review: Star Wars Battlefront II

November 16th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Star Wars has been given a breath of fresh air in the movie realm, with the new trilogy bringing a new era into play but what about the video game arena? EA bought the right’s years ago and began work on reviving a buried franchise...
Deadpool Paints A Happy Tree in Deadpool 2 Teaser Trailer

Deadpool Paints A Happy Tree in Deadpool 2 Teaser Trailer

November 15th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
We are closer than expected to DEADPOOL 2, the anticpated sequel is set to land in theatres on June 1st 2018. But does the trailer land? It brings together a solid marketing campaign in his paint paradoy show: before leading into a more tranditional sneak...
Marvel’s The Punisher TV Series Review

Marvel’s The Punisher TV Series Review

November 15th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
I had issues with Daredevil Season Two, but the brilliant addition of Frank Castle in his skull outfit was a highlight for me with his violent nature coming across fresh in the Cinematic Universe. I grew up with the 90's Marvel comic prints, with both...
Justice League Film Review

Justice League Film Review

November 15th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Justice League (2017) Film Review Dir: Zack Snyder; Starring: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Jason Momoa, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons, J.K. Simmons and Ciaran Hinds. 12A cert, 119 min The last several years haven’t been great for Warner Bros. and...
Sonic Forces Review

Sonic Forces Review

November 10th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Sonic the Hedgehog is a strange part of my childhood with his 2D platforming instalments bringing the fast-little blue blur into my heart, with gameplay focused on collecting power rings and freeing barnyard animals. It competed Nintendo’s mascot Mario, with the early 90s rivalries getting...
Murder on the Orient Express Film Review

Murder on the Orient Express Film Review

November 5th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Dir: Kenneth Branagh; Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Tom Bateman, Michelle Pfeiffer, Olivia Colman, Josh Gad, Daisy Ridley, Leslie Odom Jr., Sergei Polunin, Lucy Boynton, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Derek Jacobi. 12A cert, 114 min Film Review: Murder on the Orient Express (2017) ...
Assassin’s Creed: Origins Review

Assassin’s Creed: Origins Review

October 31st, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Assassins Creed became a considerable franchise ten years ago, with each iteration continuing to bring history into the video game world. It pushed forward realistic historical locales with stealth combat and even launched a movie franchise in the process. After a relentless release cycle, the...
Stranger Things: Season Two Review

Stranger Things: Season Two Review

October 26th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Dir: The Duffer Brothers, 6 Episodes, starring: David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazoo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Charlie Heaton, Natalia Dyer and Joe Keery   Stranger Things: Season Two Review    Stranger Things (2016) surprised everyone with a hearty homage to 80’s...
South Park: Fractured but Whole Review 

South Park: Fractured but Whole Review 

October 22nd, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
South Park has run for over 20 years with each season, following foul mouth Cartman and his friends in their strange town. It has spawned a feature-length animated movie, continuing to make jokes from all situation. Trey Parker and Matt Stone sense of humor, helped...
Thor: Ragnarok Review

Thor: Ragnarok Review

October 20th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Dir: Taika Waititi, 130 mins, starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins Thor: Ragnarok Review After the prior installments failed to capture the imagination of Stan Lee’s Norse lightning god, the most...
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Review

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Review

October 18th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series has stemmed a billion-dollar media franchise, both in film and book form. It also inspired countless video game developers, in creating the baseline idea for world building. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014) released to a surprising critical response,...
Film Review: Blade Runner 2049

Film Review: Blade Runner 2049

October 4th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Dir: Denis Villeneuve, 163 mins, starring: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Jared Leto, Lennie James, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista, Edward James Olmos, Barkhad Abdi, Hiam Abbass Blade Runner 2049 is a sequel to the most influential sci-fi classics, which has been...
Film Review: Death Note (2017)

Film Review: Death Note (2017)

September 22nd, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Death Note (2017) is the second Hollywood attempt at bringing live-action anime to our screens, with Netflix paying the bills. But after the failure of previous efforts, does the strange but popular IP favor in a new format? Find out as Jordan Samuel brings the official...
Film Review: It (2017)

Film Review: It (2017)

September 21st, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
It (2017) brings the coming-of-age horror novel onto the big screen, after years of development and updates to creative tissue it’s here with a bright red balloon. But does it float? Find out as Jordan Samuel reviews the legend Film Review: It (2017) After recent cases of disappearing local...
Marvel’s Inhumans: The First Chapter Review

Marvel’s Inhumans: The First Chapter Review

September 21st, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Marvel’s Inhumans (2017) is the latest attempt at kickstarting another TV franchise, with various marketing gimmicks in place to make sure ABC have one hot new IP. But does it have the royal blood? Marvel’s Inhumans: The First Chapter Review    Marvel’s Inhumans explores the never-before-told epic adventure of the Royal...
Kingsman: The Golden Circle Review   

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Review   

September 19th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Review Embargo lifts Monday, September 18th @ 5PM EST  Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) is a sequel to the 2014 hit, which brought acclaimed spy comic book series to the big screen birthing a new era in espionage adventures. But does the...
Game Review: Agents of Mayhem

Game Review: Agents of Mayhem

September 1st, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Volition is known for their open-world Saints Row series,which brought humor and fun gameplay to the table. But times have changed as the franchise’s power was diluted by a seemingly endless number of sequels which lost the series’ gangster routes. 2017 brings Agents of Mayhem...
The Dark Tower Review: An Overbudget TV Movie Disguised as the Next Big Epic

The Dark Tower Review: An Overbudget TV Movie Disguised as the Next Big Epic

August 28th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
The Dark Tower has been in development hell for the last 10 years, with J.J. Abrams initially attached, but then leaving the project for other works. 2017 brings us the official adaptation of Stephen King’s beloved material, in film form. But does it live up...
Game Review: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Game Review: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

August 17th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
Ninja Theory has developed some of the most influential games in recent memory, and want to continue that trend with Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice. Merging deep character storytelling with brutal uncompromising combat, but does it succeed in bringing everything together? ComiConverse expert Jordan Samuel delivers his...
The Emoji Movie Review: A Bad Movie with Too Much ????

The Emoji Movie Review: A Bad Movie with Too Much ????

August 2nd, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel
The Emoji Movie (2017) is Hollywood’s latest attempt at kickstarting a new animated franchise. But does the chase for the next big thing result in good filmmaking? Find out as ComiConverse film critic Jordan Samuel provides this official review. Film Review: The Emoji Movie Hidden...

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